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These Are Some Words You’ll Want To Think Twice About Before Saying Out Loud from the San Francisco Globe, 4/20/14

April 22nd, 2014 CaseyKeene No comments

“The following are images from the You Don’t Say? Campaign out of Duke University. The premise of the campaign is to encourage people to think before speaking as the words one delivers can have negative implications that were never intended in the first place, especially to those around us.”

Read more: http://sftimes.co/?id=528&src=share_fb_new_528

A Star Player Accused, and a Flawed Rape Investigation from the New York Times, 4/16/14

April 16th, 2014 CaseyKeene No comments

“Early on the morning of Dec. 7, 2012, a freshman at Florida State University reported that she had been raped by a stranger somewhere off campus after a night of drinking at a popular Tallahassee bar called Potbelly’s.”

Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/04/16/sports/errors-in-inquiry-on-rape-allegations-against-fsu-jameis-winston.html

Presidential Proclamation – National Sexual Assault Awareness Month from The White House, 4/1/14

April 3rd, 2014 CaseyKeene No comments

“Survivors too often suffer in silence because they fear further injury, are unwilling to experience further humiliation, or lack faith in the criminal justice system. This feeling of isolation, often compounded with suicidal feelings, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder, only exacerbate victims’ sense of hopelessness. No one should face this trauma alone, and as families, friends, and mentors, we can empower victims to seek the assistance they need.”

Read more: http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/presidential-proclamation-national-sexual-assault-awareness-month

National Campaign Engages Latino Men in the Domestic Violence Movement from the National Latin@ Network, 4/1/14

April 2nd, 2014 CaseyKeene No comments

“As with every other culture, there have always been Latino men who oppose violence against women,” said Juan Carlos Areán, Director of the National Latin@ Network. “Te Invito is an opportunity for those men to lift their voices and make it clear that this [violence] is unacceptable behavior.”

Read more: http://nationallatinonetwork.org/en-blog/national-campaign-engages-latino-men-in-the-domestic-violence-movement/

Jimmy Carter Issues ‘Call To Action’ Against Subjugation Of Women from NPR, 3/22/14

March 24th, 2014 CaseyKeene No comments

“In his new book, A Call To Action, Carter tackles a fundamental question of equality head-on: the subjugation of women in cultures around the world. Carter joins NPR’s Rachel Martin to talk about the state of human trafficking and whether religion can be a conduit for lasting change around gender.”

Listen: http://www.npr.org/2014/03/22/292429202/jimmy-carter-issues-call-to-action-against-subjugation-of-women

Groundbreaking Effort Launches to Increase Private Sector Support to End Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault from NOMORE.org, 3/19/14

March 19th, 2014 CaseyKeene No comments

“Major corporations joined forces this week to pledge millions of dollars in new commitments to help end domestic violence and sexual assault as part of a groundbreaking effort to increase private sector support of these urgent issues. For several of the corporations this is their first, significant and public endeavor to support domestic violence and sexual assault awareness, two issues that many corporations have historically shied away from tackling.”

Read more: http://nomore.org/groundbreaking-effort-launches-increase-private-sector-support-end-domestic-violence-sexual-assault